Burmese cartoonists weren’t always so worried about the potential repercussions of what they draw, but a spike in online defamation cases under the current government of Aung San Suu Kyi…
Many farmers in Arakan State suffer from the lack of labour, low mechanisation and poor market access for farm produce.
Myint Thein, a Fisheries Department officer in southern Arakan State, an area with thousands of fishermen, discusses the challenges facing the fishing industry there.
Fishing, a major industry in impoverished Arakan State, has been in a long decline, pushing many coastal communities into debt.
As Internet and mobile phone use surge, more women are experiencing abusive online posting of intimate private photos without their consent.
Naw Aye Aye Hlaing of the Rangoon-based NGO Women Can Do It Myanmar discusses the need for changes in women’s roles in Burmese society.